• The Association for Public Art (aPA, formerly the Fairmount Park Art Association) is the nation's first private, nonprofit organization dedicated to integrating public art and urban planning. Founded in 1872, the Association commissions, preserves, promotes and interprets public art in Philadelphia.
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Symbiosis

Apr 1st, 2014|Comments are off for this post|News/PR, On_Homepage

The Association for Public Art announces the installation of internationally acclaimed artist Roxy Paine’s Symbiosis.

 
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Celebrating Black History Month

Feb 7th, 2014|Comments are off for this post|Uncategorized

Explore our Black History Month interactive map for selected artworks that were created by African American artists, pay tribute to African Americans, or reflect African American culture.

 
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Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia

Jan 16th, 2014|Comments are off for this post|Uncategorized

Explore this interactive map for a glimpse at some of the many ways Franklin is represented throughout the city.

 
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Find Your Way

Oct 23rd, 2012|Comments are off for this post|On_Homepage, Uncategorized

Click here to visit our Interactive Public Art Map. Browse by artist, title, or keyword. You can also search for public artworks by visiting our Index by Artist or Index by Title pages.

 
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Register for the Association for Public Art’s 142nd Annual Meeting – May 12, 2014

Mar 28th, 2014|Comments are off for this post|Events, News/PR, On_Homepage

Join us for our Annual Meeting at the Philadelphia Museum of Art with guest speaker, Jody Pinto.

 
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Tree Hazard Removed at Samuel Memorial

Mar 26th, 2014|Comments are off for this post|News/PR

The aPA, in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, undertakes the ongoing landscape maintenance of the Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial along Kelly Drive. 

 
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Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO Featured in Arrive Magazine

Mar 13th, 2014|Comments are off for this post|News/PR

The March/April 2014 issue highlights the aPA's innovative outdoor sculpture audio program as "The Voice of Philadelphia's Public Art."

 
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Daily News: “This museum has no walls, but it can talk”

Jan 8th, 2014|Comments are off for this post|News/PR

January 8, 2014 Shaun Brady for Philadelphia’s Daily News encourages readers to get out their smartphones and discover Philadelphia’s public art through Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO, the Association for Public Art’s interpretive outdoor sculpture audio program. “Museum Without Walls offers...

 
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Preserving

Jan 5th, 2014|Comments are off for this post|Programs & Exhibitions, Uncategorized

Philadelphia is truly a “museum without walls” and is considered a livable city in part because of its impressive and unique collection of outdoor sculpture. Yet pollution, acid rain, and vandalism threaten these irreplaceable artistic and cultural assets. The Association...

 
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Free Suzanne Lacy Lecture Presented by Association for Public Art and Temple University

Oct 3rd, 2013|Comments are off for this post|Events

Join us for an illustrated talk by artist Suzanne Lacy on October 21st at Temple Contemporary.

Click here to pre-register

 
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Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO Phase Two Launch

Aug 23rd, 2013|Comments are off for this post|Events, News/PR, Programs & Exhibitions

Join the Association for Public Art at the Horticulture Center in Fairmount Park as we celebrate the expansion of our award-winning audio program, Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO. Phase Two of Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO features 30 new audio programs for...

 

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